Martha Jean Woodward Spigener (1936 - 2017)

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Martha Jean Woodward Spigener, 80, of The Woodlands, Texas, went to be with her Lord on August 24, 2017. Mrs. Spigener died of natural causes. A memorial service was held in her honor on September 5th, at The Woodlands First Baptist Church.

Jean was born on November 17, 1936, in Shreveport, Louisiana to Theodore Leon Woodward and Minnie Alice Metcalf Woodward. She was the second of three siblings. She was married to her beloved husband, Tommy Ray Spigener, for 59 years.

Mrs. Spigener taught numerous elementary grades in towns in Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi, with her most lengthy tenures being Clinton Park Elementary, in Clinton, Mississippi (1973-1983) and Ben Milam Elementary, in Conroe, Texas, where she retired (1985-2003). Jean was most known for the way she sacrificially served her husband, her family and others.

Mrs. Spigener is survived by her daughters and their spouses, Alissa and Harold Atkinson, Jr. of La Grange, Texas; Aimee and Chris Holmes of Mabank, Texas; Allyson and Torrey Bingham, of Conroe, Texas. She is also survived by twelve grandchildren and two great-grandchildren: Kendall Ferguson of Katy, Texas, Hannah Ferguson and Mitchell Ferguson of LaGrange, Texas; Seaman Christopher Holmes of The United States Navy, Rebekah Holmes, Mikaela Holmes, Andrew Holmes, and Benjamin Holmes of Mabank, Texas; Daniel and Rosie Bingham, Jr. and their children, Ashlyn and Caleb Bingham of New Waverly, Texas; and Rachel Bingham, David Bingham, and Lydia Bingham of Conroe, Texas. A sister, two sisters-in-law, and two nieces also survive her. Predeceasing her were her husband, Tommy Ray Spigener, her parents, and her brother.

Published on from Oct. 24 to Nov. 6, 2017